Thinking of India, one gets visions of forts, architectural marvels, temples, rich culture and history and vibrant markets. This is exactly what North India offers!
This North India tour begins from Delhi, the capital city of India. It receives huge tourist traffic all around the year. Delhi is famous for its architectural gems such as Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and some other places of interest such as Rajghat, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. The capital city is a heaven for shoppers and foodies. The city offers cuisines from all over the world. Delhi is rich in cultures and traditions. Next is the city of Agra, famous for Taj Mahal which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is not just one of the seven wonders but an epitome of love. Agra is also home to one of the most celebrated forts in the world. Declared as a UNESCO World heritage site, Agra Fort is beautifully built with red sandstone. Agra has some of the best architecture and Fatehpur Sikri is a fine example.
Along with this, North India vacation also covers Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur. If there is something which makes Rajasthan different from other cities of India, then it is the majestic forts and palaces. There is no better place to experience India’s heritage and regal splendor other than Udaipur. Beautiful gardens, old mansions, holy temples and serene lakes clearly describe beauty of Udaipur. Jodhpur, also known as Blue city is famous for its places of interest. Visit to Bishnoi village and Mehrangarh Fort are some highlights of the visit to Jodhpur city. The trip to North India is best for those interested to experience richness of India in a nutshell. This is the best Rajasthan tour offering a peek into an era of luxury, royalty, indulgence, artistry with colorful bazaars and beautiful sunsets.
Day 1 Arrive at Delhi Airport.
A representative of the Cloud Itineraries will escort you to a pre booked hotel. Rest of the day is free to simply relax at the hotel.
Day 2 Delhi
Have breakfast and leave for a long tour of the city. Start with the largest mosque of India Jama Masjid and head to witness busy lanes of Chandni Chowk. Pay homage at Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial Raj Ghat, drive pass India Gate and Parliament House which is one of the most impressive buildings of Delhi . Drive pass Rashtrapati Bhavan to witness its breathtaking architecture. Later in the day, visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 Delhi – Agra (240 kms/4 hrs)
Head towards Agra by road in the morning. Visit Agra Fort which is one of the finest forts of Mughals. Later experience sunset with the beauty of Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Return to hotel.
Day 4 Agra
Explore other gems of Agra city starting with Agra Fort and Itimad –ud – Daula’s Tomb also known as Baby Taj. Visit local bazaars to shop some exclusive stuff. In the evening, visit Fatehpur Sikri which has a very impressive architecture covering ancient palace of Jodha Bai and city of Emperor Akbar; Panch Mahal and Birbal Bhavan. Return to hotel.
Day 5 Agra – Jaipur (260 kms/5-6 hrs)
Post breakfast, travel towards Jaipur and halt at Chand Baori. This stepwell was built over a thousand years ago by King Chanda. Situated in Abhaneri village of Rajasthan, it is one of the largest and most beautiful stepwell. Reach Jaipur and explore vibrant markets of the city.
Day 6 Jaipur
Leave for a guided tour of the Pink city Jaipur. Begin with Amber Fort also known as Amer Palace. Built from Pink and pale yellow sandstone, this fort is one of the most magnificent destination to visit in Jaipur. Later, visit City Palace and Hawa Mahal, other important landmarks of the pink city. You can enjoy the evening by visiting local markets to buy traditional stuff. Head towards hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7 Jaipur – Jodhpur (330 kms/6-7 hrs)
Post breakfast, leave for Jodhpur by road. Rest of the day is free to explore colorful and vibrant markets of the city.
Day 8 Jodhpur
Post breakfast, head out for a city tour. Begin with Mehrangarh fort which was built by Rao Jodha and is an epitome of royalty and luxury. Experience zip lining and adventure sports. Later visit Jaswant Thada which is a memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and leave for a village safari to explore Bishnoi village.
Day 9 Jodhpur – Udaipur (250 kms/5 hrs)
Post breakfast, leave for Udaipur by road. On the way, visit Ranakpur which is famous for its white marble Jain temples. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free.
Day 10 Udaipur
Post breakfast, visit City Palace which is an architectural marvel of Rajasthan and Jagdish Temple which is a grand structure that stands in City Palace complex. In evening, enjoy boat ride at Pichola Lake. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11 Udaipur – Delhi
Post breakfast, transfer to airport to reach Delhi. Upon arrival, catch onward flight from international airport.
- Visit heritage site, Qutub Minar
- Watch beautiful sunset at Taj Mahal, Agra
- Buy handicrafts and jewellery in Jaipur
- Visit epitome of luxury, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
- Visit Lake Palace, Lake Pichola and Jagdish Temple, Udaipur
- Enjoy boat ride on lake Pichola
- Halt at 15th century Jain Temples, Ranakpur
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